An corran / sickle.
Sickle made in Gott smiddy around 1840.
Tiree in 100 Objects – 43 – Sickle
The History of Tiree in 100 Objects
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Sickle made in Gott smiddy (blacksmith) around 1840Before mechanisation, crops were cut by hand using a sickle. There were at least 10 smiddies around Tiree, each keeping busy shoeing work-horses, and making farming equipment and domestic tools.
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